"We are not asking for the conditions to be changed for us, but just let us try – and if we are found to be compatible, to have us join," Mor Lidani told N12.
The petition by the two women is the second one to be filed against the decision to bar women from serving in tanks.
The IDF Technology and Logistics unit prepared for the newcomers with tens of thousands of belts, berets, uniforms and kits that include sewing tools, rubber bands, and the like.
Or Abramson and Maayan Halberstadt claim military is violating their rights by not allowing them to serve in tanks.
The former Prime Minister criticized the minister of transportation, tweeting that female soldiers who serve alongside men "Do things that are vitally more important than anything he will ever do."
The soldiers will serve on the Sa'ar 5 until the INS Magen becomes operational in 2019.
“We are for meaningful service in the IDF, regardless of political views and so if there are programs to encourage youth to IDF enlistment we support those programs,” said one parent.
Extremist religious beliefs that women have no place outside of the home bear no relevance to this conversation.
Just this past week activists posted a large billboard- looking ad alongside the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway, which claims that Israel is stronger without mixed units.